Corning Incorporated (NYSE:GLW) Runs 2.84% For the Week

WESPAC Advisors LLC increased its holdings in shares of Corning Incorporated (NYSE:GLW) by 74.1% during the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). This works out to a net decrease in ownership of 18.63 million shares, and suggests that institutions are feeling bearish about the stock. Old Mutual Global Investors UK Ltd.'s holdings in Corning were worth $781,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. LMR Partners LLP acquired a new position in shares of Corning in the second quarter worth $2,212,000. Vanguard Group Inc. lifted its holdings in Corning by 0.5% during the 1st quarter. Jacobus Wealth Management Inc. bought a new position in Corning during the 1st quarter worth $108,000. Central Bank & Trust Co. increased its holdings in shares of Corning by 515.2% in the 1st quarter. Amalgamated Bank now owns 66,875 shares of the electronics maker's stock worth $1,806,000 after buying an additional 3,862 shares in the last quarter. It also reduced its holding in Capital Bk Finl Corp (NASDAQ:CBF) by 20,605 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 179,950 shares, and cut its stake in Berkshire Hathaway Inc Del (BRKB). Boyer & Corporon Wealth Management LLC now owns 159,174 shares of the electronics maker's stock valued at $4,783,000 after purchasing an additional 2,018 shares in the last quarter. Currently, 71.13 million total shares are owned by the public and among those 67.38 million shares have been available to trade.

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Corning (NYSE:GLW) traded up 1.91% during trading on Tuesday, reaching $27.24. Corning Incorporated (NYSE:GLW) recently traded as high as $29.34. Airain Ltd who had been investing in Corning Ordinary for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $26.60 billion market cap company. The stock has a 50-day moving average price of $25.51 and a 200 day moving average price of $23.86.

Stifel Nicolaus maintained Corning Incorporated (NYSE:GLW) rating on Friday, July 21. The company's quarterly EPS surprised Wall Street by as much as 5% to the upside in its last earnings announcement, so investors should note this tendency when assessing consensus estimates. Revenue during the quarter was $2.59 billion, representing 6% growth from $2.44 billion in year-ago quarter. Corning's revenue for the quarter was up 6.1% compared to the same quarter previous year. Company's stock ranged between $29.10 and $29.34 during the previous session. Equities analysts predict that Corning Incorporated will post $1.70 earnings per share for the current year. Stockholders of record on Thursday, August 31st will be paid a $0.155 dividend. "(PX) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for September 07, 2017" on September 06, 2017. This represents a $0.62 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.11%. Corning's dividend payout ratio is now 16.67%. Also, VP Christine M. Pambianchi sold 33,000 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, August 29th. Following the completion of the transaction, the insider now owns 72,039 shares in the company, valued at approximately $2,055,272.67. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this link. Also, insider Clark S. Kinlin sold 46,763 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, August 24th. The stock was sold at an average price of $26.70, for a total transaction of $3,420,350.10. Insider ownership decreased by a total of 127888 shares, which suggests that GLW's key executives are feeling less optimistic about the outlook for the stock. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. In the past three months the stock value plunged -0.48%.

Several equities analysts have recently weighed in on GLW shares. Jefferies Group LLC reiterated a "hold" rating and set a $27.50 price objective on shares of Corning in a report on Friday, July 14th. BidaskClub cut Corning from a "strong-buy" rating to a "buy" rating in a report on Monday, July 31st. Drexel Hamilton restated a "sell" rating and set a $17.50 price objective on shares of Corning in a research note on Wednesday, July 26th. If the published price targets set by Corning Incorporated analysts have any power to influence the stock's share price, the highest price target set for GLW is $35. Finally, Morgan Stanley reiterated an "equal weight" rating and set a $29.00 target price (up from $26.00) on shares of Corning in a report on Monday, June 19th.

Among 20 analysts covering Praxair (NYSE:PX), 7 have Buy rating, 3 Sell and 10 Hold. The stock presently has a consensus rating of "Hold" and a consensus price target of $28.21. Lithia Motors Inc (LAD) has risen 16.88% since September 15, 2016 and is uptrending. The Company operates in five segments: Display Technologies, which manufactures glass substrates; Optical Communications, which is engaged in providing optical solutions; Environmental Technologies, which manufactures ceramic substrates and filter products; Specialty Materials, which manufactures products that provide over 150 material formulations for glass, glass ceramics and fluoride crystals, and Life Sciences segment, which is a developer, manufacturer and supplier of scientific laboratory products. It dropped, as 44 investors sold GLW shares while 345 reduced holdings.